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Resumes: Jerome L. McElroy, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics
Department of Business Administration and Economics
Saint Mary's College
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Telephone: Office: (219) 284-4488
Home: (219) 234-2827
jmcelroy@saintmarys.edu

EDUCATIONAL RECORD

University Degree Major Graduated

St. Louis University B.A. Humanities 1961
St. Louis University Ph.L. Philosophy 1962
St. Louis University M.A. Economics 1965
St. Louis University M.A. Theology 1969
St. Louis University S.T.L. Theology 1969
University of Colorado Ph.D. Economics 1972

Masters Thesis: The Economics of Lobster Fishing in British Honduras, 1963-64, (Advisor: Paul Merz).

Doctoral Dissertation: The Socio-Economic Contours of Recent Urban Racial Violence, (Advisor: Larry D. Singell).

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

Award of Distinction upon completion of M.A. in Economics at St. Louis University, 1965
Award of Distinction upon completion of Ph.D. comprehensive in Economics, University of Colorado, 1970
Latin American Teaching Fellowship, Tufts University, 1972-73 declined
Graduate Associateship, St. Louis University, 1968
Graduate Associateship and Assistantship, University of Colorado, 1971-72
Faculty Member of the Year, President's Club, College of the Virgin Islands, 1972-73
Various other teaching awards at College of the Virgin Islands, 1975-78

Maria Pieta Award for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence, Saint Mary's College, 1989
SISTAR Grant Recipient to study "Pacific Tourism," Saint Mary's College, Summer 1991
Co-coordinator, Saint Mary's College "Mentor-Novice Faculty Teaching Program, 1991 - 1996
Honorable Mention in the John David Johnson Poetry Competition for "The Blue Saloon," (December 1991)
Honorable Mention in the John David Johnson Poetry Competition for "Summer Song," (Fall 1993)
Third Place in the 8th Annual Iva Mary Williams Poetry Contest for "Silken Whistle," (Fall 1994).
Coordinator, Justice Education Program, St. Mary's College (Spring 1994)
COSTAR Grant Recipient (w. Jack Ruhe) to study "Spirituality for Women in the Workplace." (Summer/Fall 1994)
Recipient (w. Klaus de Albuquerque) of U.S. Agency for International Development grant (EPAT Set- Aside #70A) to study "A Legacy of Environmental Degradation and Policy Failure: Coastal Decline in Antigua and Barbuda," (Fall 1994).
Recipient (w. Klaus de Albuquerque) of U.S. Agency for International
Development Grant (EPAT Set-Aside Modification #70A) to produce "Antigua/Barbuda Extensions to the Ecotourism Life Cycle," (Fall 1995).
Recipient of Eastern Caribbean Center Outstanding Supporter Award for 1995. University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas Campus (March 7, 1995).
Recipient of a St. Mary's SISTAR Grant, Summer 1997, with Patricia Ola- Zarri to study "Measuring Tourism Development in Small Mediterranean Islands."
Recipient of the "Spes Unica" Faculty Award for Distinguished Service To Saint Mary's College (May 4, 1997).

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Indiana Social Science Association, 1983, 1995
American Economic Association, 1968-1980
Caribbean Studies Association, 1977-present
Southern Regional Science Association, 1979-present
Midwest Association of Latin Americanists, 1983-present
Caribbean Food Crops Society, 1984-1986
International Scientific Council for Island Development (INSULA), 1991 -present
Institute for the Development of Insular Economics and Societies (IANOK),1992 - present
Islands Environmental Institute (ISLE), 1992 - present

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DISTINCTIONS

Men of Achievement, 1979-80, 1990
Personalities Caribbean, 1977-78
International Book of Honor, Third World Edition, 1990
Who's Who in Finance and Industry, 29th Edition, 1997-199
Who's Who in the Midwest, 24th ed (1994)
Who's Who in America, 49th Edition, 1995
Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 3rd. Edition, 1996-1997
Nominated for Who's Who in American Education, 5th Edition, 1996-1997
International Who's Who of Contemporary Achievement, 3rd. ed. (1995)
Who's Who in America, 48th ed. (1994)
Who's Who in the World, 12th ed. (1995-1996)
Who's Who in Finance and Industry, 30th Edition, 1998-1999

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

University of Notre Dame Guest Scholar, Kellogg Institute, Spring 1998

Saint Mary's College Chair, Department of Business
and Economics, 1990-1993
Professor and tenure, 1986
Associate Professor, 1982-1985

University of Notre Dame Guest Scholar
Kellogg Institute of International
Studies, 1988 and 1998
Visiting Associate Professor,
1980-1982

Department of Commerce Director of the Office of Policy

Government of the Virgin Islands Planning and Research, 1979-1980
(on leave from College of V.I.)

College of the Virgin Islands Associate Professor, 1975-79
Tenure awarded in 1979
Assistant Professor, 1972-74

University of Colorado Grad. Asst. Assoc., 1971-72

St. Louis University Instructor, 1968

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Member, Presidential Search Committee, 1996-1997, Saint Mary's.

Co-Director, Lilly Special Initiative Planning Team, Saint Mary's College, Summer 1996.

Co-coordinator of Mentor-Partnership Program for New Faculty, Saint Mary's College, 1993 present.

Taught Advanced Placement Institute in Economics, Saint Mary's College (July 1995).

Member, Advisory Board, Eastern Caribbean Center, University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, U.S.Virgin Islands, 1993-present.

Founding Member, Member of the Board of Directors, The Islands Foundation(IS LE), Lucerne, Switzerland, 1992.

Founding Member of the Institute for the Development of Insular Economics and Societies (IANOK), Athens, Greece, 1992

Founding Member of UNESCO's International Scientific Council for Island Development (INSULA), 1990-present

Research Fellow, Island Resources Foundation, St. Thomas, V.I., 1980- present

Member Expert Advisory Panel on the Office of Technology's Project:"Integrated Renewable Resource Management for Off-Shore U.S.
Territories," to make policy recommendations to the U.S. Congress, 1985-86

Economic Advisor to the V.I. Commissioner of Commerce, July 1979

Chairman, Population Subcommittee, V.I. Governor's Task Force on Immigration, 1978

Guest Lecture, Caribbean Institute on Alcoholism, 1977-79

Economic Consultant to Mahogany Run Company, St. Thomas, V.I., October 1978

Economic Consultant to the V.I. Department of Commerce, 1975-79

Economic Consultant to the V.I. Planning Office, 1974 and 1977

Member of Scientific and Statistical Committee, Caribbean Fisheries Management Council, 1977-78

Economic Consultant to various V.I. legal firms on estimating loss of earnings in damage cases

Coordinator, Social and Economic Research Center, Caribbean Research Institute, College of the Virgin Islands, 1973-74. Research
Associate, 1973-74. Senior Research Associate, 1975-79.

Visiting Economics Lecturer for the West Indies Company's Advanced Manpower Development Seminar, 1973-74

Economic Advisor to the Government of British Honduras, Summers 1967-68

Consultant on Adult Education, OEO, St. Louis, Missouri, 1968

Various Administrative and religious positions as member of the Jesuit Order, 1955-71

Assistant Pastor, St. Martin de Porres Catholic Parish, Boulder, Colorado 1971-72

Assistant Editor, Theology Digest, 1966-68

Counselor, St. John's College and St. Louis University and University of Colorado Newman Center, 1962-71

Director of Athletics, Publications, and Extra-Curricular Activities, St. John's College, Belize, Central America, 1963-65

PAPERS PRESENTED

"Social and Economic Conditions of Riot and Non-Riot Cities," with L. Singell, Wayne State Conference on Urban Economics, (Detroit: May,
1972).

"Tourist Economy and Island Environment," CRI Economics/Environment Conference in St. Thomas (Oct., 1974).

"Tax Effort in the U.S.V.I. in Regional Perspective," V.I. Pre-Legislative Conference (Dec., 1974).

"Saving and Spending Patterns of Female-Headed Families in St. Thomas," IWY Conference in the Virgin Islands (June, 1977).

"Internal and External Policy Constraints in the Small Island Context," ILED Conference on the Economic Development of Small U.S. Off-
Shore Caribbean Territories, in San Juan, P.R. (March, 1978)."Forecasting V.I. Macroeconomic Behavior with an Export-Base Model," CRI
Conference on Forecasting in Microstate Economies (April, 1978).

"A Macroeconomic Analysis of the Employment, Investment, and Tax Impacts from Tourism," and "Summary of the V.I. Tourism Exit Survey Results," International Development Research Centre's Conference on the Economic Impact of Tourism in the Caribbean (December, 1978).

"Socio-Economic and Historical Correlates with Crime Rates in the U.S. Virgin Islands," Caribbean Studies Association Meeting in Martinique
(May, 1979).

"A Survey of Working Male and Female-Headed Households in the U.S. Virgin Islands," with K. de Albuquerque, Caribbean Studies Association
Meeting in Martinique (May, 1979).

"Extreme Resource Scarcity and Dependence: Virgin Islands Experience," CRI Conference on Politico-Economic Development of Microstates
(April, 1979).

"V.I. Economic and Demographic Projections: 1978-1990," V.I. League of Women Voters' Land Management Conference (Nov., 1979).

"Food in the Import Structure of the U.S. Virgin Islands," First V.I. Territorial Food and Nutrition Conference (Jan., 1980).

"The U.S.-V.I. Economic Linkage: Bivariate Case," Southern Regional Science Association, (Savannah: March, 1980).

"The Impact of Tourism in the U.S. V.I.," Conference of Canadian International Development Research Centre, Ottawa (Sept., 1981).

"Federal Perceptions and Virgin Islands Reality," U.S. Off-Shore Areas Conference, (St. Thomas: March, 1981).

"West Indian Migration to the United States Virgin Islands: Demographic and Socio-Economic Consequences," with K. de Albequerque, Caribbean
Studies Association Meeting in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, (May, 1981).

"Caribbean Tourism Impact Multipliers," Tourism Research Workshop for the Canadian Development Research Centre, Ottawa, (Sept., 1981).

"Agricultural Policy and Rural Resurgence in the U.S. Virgin Islands," with K. de Albequerque, International Development Conference on
Rural Development, Ottawa (Oct., 1981).

"Crime and Modernization: The U.S. Virgin Islands Experience," with K. de Albequerque, Caribbean Studies Association Meeting in
Kingston, Jamaica (May, 1982).

"Crime and Modernization: Theories and a Test Case," with K. de Albequerque, Southern Regional Science Association Meeting in
Charleston, S.C. (April, 1983).

"The Indiana Economy in Historical and Regional Perspective," Indiana Association of Social Sciences Meeting in Gary, IN (Oct., 1983).

"Federal Perceptions versus Virgin Islands Reality," with K. de Albequerque, Midwest Association of Latin Americanists in Champaign,
IL (Nov., 1983).

"The Tourism Demonstration Effect in the Caribbean," Caribbean Studies Association in St. Christopher, WI (May, 1984).

"Caribbean Tourism Development: Research and Policy Directions for the 1980's," panel organized with K. de Albequerque for the Caribbean Studies Association Meeting in St. Christopher, WI (May, 1984).

"Small-scale Farming in the U.S. Virgin Islands," with K. de Albequerque, 20th Annual Caribbean Food Crops Society Meeting in St. Croix, U.S.V.I. (Oct., 1984).

"The Impact of Migration on the Demographic Transition of Insular Micro- states," Conference on the Dimensions of Latin American and Caribbean Migration, University of Illinois - Chicago (Nov., 1984); also delivered to the "Economic Development Workshop," University of Notre Dame (Jan., 1985).

"Economic Progress under Marxism in Grenada: A Comment," American Economic Association Meeting in New York (Dec., 1985).

"Recent Debt and Adjustment Experience of the OECS Countries of the Commonwealth Caribbean," American Economic Association, (New Orleans: December, 1986).

"Challenges for Sustainable Development in Small Caribbean Islands," with B. Potter and Ed Towle, MAB UNESCO Inter-oceanic Workshop on Sustainable Development, (Puerto Rico: November 1986).

"Managing Small-Island Sustainability: Towards a Systems Design," with K. de Albequerque, MAB UNESCO Inter-oceanic Workshop on Sustainable Development, (Puerto Rico: November, 1986).

"The Migration Transition in Small Northern and Eastern Caribbean Micro- states: A Spectrum of Experience," Caribbean Studies Association Meeting in Belize, C.A., (May, 1987).

"Constraints and Policy Options Regarding Sustainable Resource Uses in the U.S. Off-shore Island Territories." Testimony submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives, Sub-committee on Insular and Inter- national Affairs, Washington, D.C., (September 29, 1987).

"Economics and Demographic Transformation of the United States Virgin Islands," Midwest Association of Latin Americanists (MALAS), DePaul University (November, 1987).

"Tourism Styles and Development Options in the Eastern Caribbean" (Presented by K. de Albuquerque), Conference on Development Cooperation, Association for the Advancement of Policy, Research and Development in the Third World, Bermuda, November 1987.

"Tourism and Caribbean Development," Panel organized with Dennis Conway for the 1988 MALAS Conference in Bloomington, IN (October, 1988).

"Tourism Styles and Management Strategies in Small Caribbean Islands," with K. de Albuquerque, 1988 MALAS Conference in Bloomington, IN (October, 1988).

"The Impact of Migration on Caribbean Birth and Death Rates," with Tammye Radke, 1988 MALAS Conference in Bloomington, IN (October, 1988).

"A Note on Crowding Out in the Caribbean," with Megan McGinnis, 1988 MALAS Conference in Bloomington, IN (October, 1988).

"Urbanization and Development in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands," Kellogg Institute Seminar, University of Notre Dame, IN (Dec. 1988).

"The Economic Impact of Retirement Tourism in Montserrat: Provisional Evidence," Caribbean Studies Association Meetings, Barbados (May 1989).

"Tourism Styles and Policy Responses in the Open-Economy--Closed Environment Context," Caribbean Conservation Association Conference on Economics and the Environment, Barbados (Nov. 1989).

"Pluralism in the U.S. Virgin Islands: Evidence from the 1980 Census" (with K. de Albuquerque), ISER Conference on Twentieth Century Pluralism, Trinidad (Dec. 1989).

"The Social Implications of Various Political Status Options for the U.S. Virgin Islands" (by K. de Albuquerque), Caribbean Studies Association's XV Meeting, Port of Spain, Trinidad (May 1990).

"Sustainable Small-Scale Agriculture in Small Caribbean Islands," Midwest Association of Latin Americanists, Cincinnati, OH (Oct. 1990).

"Sustainable Low Density Tourism Styles in the Caribbean Environment and Development Goals in the Developing World," Indiana Center on Global Change and World Peace, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (March 1991).

"An Integrated Sustainable Tourism for Small Islands" (by Dennis Conway), Caribbean Studies Association XVI Meeting, Havana, Cuba (May 1991).

"Images of Self-Surrender in Saint Luke," Lenten Series on Christ Crucified, Center for Spirituality, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN (March 1991).

"The Resurrection of Rutabaga Red: Accidental and Deliberate Turning Points in an Intellectual Biography," Life of the Mind Series, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN (April 1991).

Chairman of Panel, "Effects of Disarmament on International Trade Flows," Conference on the Economic Issues of Disarmament, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN (November 1990).

"Jesus' Human Consciousness on the Cross," Lenten lecture to religious educators, Our Lady of Hungary Parish, South Bend, IN (March 11, 1992).

"The Stages of Tourist Development in Small Caribbean and Pacific Islands," International Symposium on the Island Economies: Policy Models for Planning Development, Lesbos, Greece (Nov. 1991).

"The Tourist Destination Life-Cycle Model: An Application to Small Caribbean and Pacific Islands," (with Angelique Dioguardi), Midwest Association of Latin Americanists, Cedar Falls, IA (Oct. 1991).

"The Mentor Model: Senior Economics Seminar," Faculty Workshop on Writing Across the Disciplines, Manchester College, Manchester, IN (May, 1992). "Tourism as a Development Path in Island Nations," ND-SMC International Student Organization, Notre Dame, IN (Nov. 1991).

"Island Tourist Profiles Across the Destination Life Cycle," UNESCO MAB Islands 2000 Conference, Guardini-Naxos, Sicily (May 1991).

"Applying the Desination Life-Cycle Model to Small Caribbean and Pacific Islands," (by K. de Albuquerque), Island Tourism International Forum on Price-Value Issues in the 1990's, Bermuda College, Stonington, Bermuda (May 1992).

"Tourism Development in Small Caribbean Islands: Lessons from St. Maarten/St. Martin and Bermuda," (by K. de Albuquerque) Inaugural British-Caribbean Geography Seminar, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica (April 1992).

"Rediscovering Columbus," Address Celebrating 1492 New World - 1992 One World Cultural Awareness Week, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN (Oct. 1992).

"Alternative Tourism," Second Island International Tourism Forum, Bermuda College, Bermuda (May 1993).

Moderated panel, "Competitive Strategies and Innovations," Second Island International Tourism Forum, Bermuda College, Bermuda (May 1993).

"Writing Across the Semester: The Senior Economics Seminar," Writing Across the Curriculum Workshop, Manchester College, North Manchester, IN (May 1993).

"The Wisdom of the Joseph Saga," Plenary Address to the United Religious Community, South Bend, Indiana (Oct. 1993).

"Sustainable Alternatives to Insular Mass Tourism: Recent Theory and Practice." Conference on Sustainable Tourism, Foundation for Inter- national Studies, University of Malta, Valletta (November 1993).

"Senior Economics Seminar: Unbundling, Audience, Expectations..." Writing Across the Disciplines Workshop, Manchester College. North Manchester, Indiana (May 1994).

"The Economic Propensity for Political Dependence in the Insular Caribbean." Midwest Latin American Association, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO (Sept. 1994).

"One on One," "The Blue Saloon," and "Silken Whistle." Poetry Work- shop by Bill Tremblay, Indiana University-Purdue, Fort Wayne, IN (Oct. 1994).

Invited participant to Sustainable Development Forum II, Chicago Sigma Chi, Amoco Research Facility, Naperville, IL (October 1994).

"The Mentor Demonstration Model: Writing with Students in the Senior Economics Seminar," Teaching Economics: Instruction and Classroom Based Research, Robert Morris College, Pittsburgh, PA (Feb. 1995).

"The Hidden Life of the Holy Family," Ash Wednesday Forty Hours Address at Holy Cross Parish, South Bend, Indiana (March 1995).

"Community and NGO Initiatives in Coastal Conservation--Lessons from Antigua and Barbuda, " and "Antigua and Barbuda: A Legacy of Environmental Degradation, Policy Failure, and Coastal Decline," Synthesis Workshop: Lessons from Comparative Studies of Latin American and Caribbean Institutional Mechanisms, U.S. Agency for International Development, Miami, FL (May 1995).

"A Healthy 21st Century Tourism: Problems and Prospects for Small Caribbean Islands," Indiana Academy of Social Sciences Meeting, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN (October 13, 1995).

"Ancient Ritual," and "Amber Agate," Poetry Workshop by Christine Black, Indiana University - Purdue University, Fort Wayne, IN (October 16, 1995).

"A Sense of Interdependence: Global Exchange Between the First and Third Worlds," Address to faculty and students celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations, United World College, Montezuma, NM (October 20, 1995).

"Earthy Incense," "Perils of Portage," and "Disequilibrium," Poetry Workshop by Arthur Sze, Indiana University - Purdue University, Fort Wayne, IN (February 26, 1996).

"Empirical and Policy Contours of the Destination Life Cycle: Four Caribbean Cases," and "Comment on R. Gamble's "Voodoo Economics, the Clinton Effect, and Economic Instability'," Missouri Valley Economic Association Meeting, Memphis, TN (March 7-9, 1996).

"The Caribbean Destination Life Cycle," 22nd. Third World Conference on 'Reconceiving the Meaning of Emerging Global Changes into the 21st. Century,' Third World Conference Foundation, Swissotel, Chicago, IL (March 27-30, 1966).

"Coastal Decline in Antigua-Barbuda," 1996 World Conference on Marine Tourism, Honolulu, HI (June 1996)

"A Teaching Module on the 1994 Survey of Salaried Alumnae," (with J. Ruhe) Center for Academic Innovation, St. Mary's College (November 7, 1997).

"Spirituality and Ethics for Women in the Workplace," (with J. Ruhe) International Association for Business and Society, Destin, FL (March 6-9, 1997).

Invited reader at "Celebrate Poetry Month" of "Springfind," "Silver Salmon," "Seed Time," "Silken Whistle," "Blue Saloon," and "Perils of Portage," Dalaway's Coffee House, St. Mary's College (April 23, 1997).

"A Tourism Penetration Index for Small Island Destinations," (w. Patricia Olazarri) Indiana Association of Social Sciences, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN (October 17, 1997).

"Measuring Tourism Penetration in Small Island Microstates," (w. Patricia Olazarri) Midwest Association of Latin American Studies, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL (October 30, 1997).

"Hector," "The Leap," and "Semester Break," invited reading at the John Haines Poetry Workshop, Indiana University, Fort Wayne, IN (March 23, 1998). "Semester break" awarded best of show of 27 poems submitted.

"The Propensity for Political Dependence in Tourist Dependent Caribbean Tourist Microstates," Kellogg Institute Lecture, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN (April 8, 1998).

"A Tourism Penetration Index for Small Destinations," (w. Patricia Olazarri) Center for Academic Innovation Presentation, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN (April 28, 1998).

PUBLICATIONS: Books and Monographs

Antigua and Barbuda: A Legacy of Environmental Degradation, Policy Failure, and Coastal Decline, with K. de Albuquerque. Columbus, OH: Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities and USAID (December 1995), 68p. (gopher://wiscinfo.wisc.edu/11/.info- source/.epat)

An Integrated Sustainable Ecotourism for Small Caribbean Islands, with K. de Albuquerque, Occasional Paper No. 8, Environment and Development Series, Bloomington, IN: Indiana University: Center for Global Change and World Peace, 1992, 49pp.

The Economic Impact of Century Center Tourism in St. Joseph County, 1990, with Jill Vihtelic. Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, October, 1990: 8 pp.

The Long-Run Economic Implications of Various Political Status Options for the United States Virgin Islands. St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands: University of the Virgin Islands, Bureau of Public Administration (March 1989), 66pp.

Natural Resource Management Project - Montserrat, with Ed Towle, Burkhart Rabeneau. (Washington, D.C.: Island Resources Foundation, 1987), 43pp.

Land Use Management Plan for the Southeast Peninsula, St. Kitts, West Indies, with Ed Towle etc... (Washington, D.C.: Island Resources Foundation, 1986), 110 pp.

The Economic Impact of Saint. Mary's College on the South Bend/Mishawaka and Michiana Community, with Jacqueline Kummer. (St. Mary's, ND: Public Information Office, 1985), 6 pp.

Consumer Expenditure Patterns: A Survey of St. Thomas, U.S.V.I., 1975- 1976, with J.E. Caines. (Gainesville, FL: University Presses of Florida, 1980), 110 pp.

Needs Assessment of Older Virgin Islanders, with Maureen McCarthy. (St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.: V.I. Institute on Aging, 1980), 174 pp.

Social and Economic Impacts of the Virgin Islands Coastal Zone Management Program, (St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.: V.I. Planning Office, January 1978), 48 pp.

An Export Base Employment Model of the Virgin Islands Economy, (St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.: V.I. Department of Commerce, February, 1978), 102 pp.

The Economic Impact of Mahogany Run, (Consultant's Report, Oct., 1978), 47 pp.

The Virgin Islands Economy: Past Performance, Future Prospects, Planning Alternatives, (St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.: V.I. Planning Office, 1974), 128 pp. Summarized in Summary: The Virgin Islands Economy, 44 pp.

Pricing Policies, Cost Allocation, and Demand in the Public Water Industry, U.S. Virgin Islands, (St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.: Caribbean Research Institute. 1976), 50 pp.

PUBLICATIONS: Articles

"Teilhard's Approach to Christology," Theology Digest, (Spring 1967), pp. 18-25.

"Nightfall: A Poem." Review for Religious, (Sept., 1968), p. 898.

"I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life," Theology Digest, (Summer, 1969), pp. 59-64.

"The Exigences of Evangelization," Theology Digest, (Summer, 1969), pp. 144-48.

"Riot and Non-Riot Cities: An Examination of Structural Contours," with Larry D. Singell, Urban Affairs Quarterly, 8,3 (1973), pp. 281-302. See also Proceedings Conference on Urban Economics, J.M. Mattila and W.R. Thompson. (eds.), (Detroit, MI: Wayne State University, 1973), pp. 117-91.

"Tourist Economy and Island Environment: An Overview of Structural Disequilibrium." Caribbean Educational Review, 2,1 (1975), pp. 40-58.

"An Evaluation of the Macroeconomic and Social Impacts of Tourism Contained in the Checci Report." (St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.: V.I. Department of Commerce, 1975), 17 pp.

"Tourism Research Priorities: A Program." (St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.: V.I. Department of Commerce, 1975), 18 pp.

"Model Building and Policy." V.I. Quarterly Economic Review, (2nd. 1977), pp. 5-7.

"Clerical Intervention and Alcoholism Rehabilitation." Proceedings Second Annual Conference on Caribbean Alcoholism, (St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.: St. Thomas Graphics. 1977), pp. 95-102.

"Agricultural Potential in the U.S. Virgin Islands," V.I. Agricultural Yearbook 1978, (St. Croix, U.S.V.I.: Antilles Graphics, 1978), pp. 15-20.

"Forecasting V.I. Macroeconomic Behavior with an Export Base Model." in S.B. Jones-Hendrickson (ed.). Proceedings Conference on Forecasting in Microstate Economies. (St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.: Caribbean Research Institute. Working Paper #1, April, 1978), pp. 73-99.

"Structural Methods of Forecasting the Monetary System: Comment." in S.B. Jones-Hendrickson (immediately above), pp. 37-39.

"Remodeling the Model," V.I.Quarterly Economic Review, (3rd. 1978), pp. 3-5.

"St. Thomas Expenditure and Savings Patterns," V.I. Quarterly Economic Review, (2nd. 1979), pp. 12-16.

"Brief History of Virgin Islands Agriculture Since the U.S. Transfer," with John Tinsely, V.I. Agricultural Yearbook 1980, pp. 9-14.

"Internal and External Constraints in the Small Island Context." Proceedings Conference on the Economic Development of Small U.S. Off-Shore Caribbean Territories. (Washington, D.C.: Institute of Law and Economic Development, 1979), 43 pp.

"Virgin Islands Food Imports and Exports: An Analysis," Proceedings V.I. Food and Nutrition Conference, (St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.: Island Re- sources Foundation. May, 1980), pp. 24-30. Revised in V.I. Quarterly Economic Review, (4th. 1979), pp. 3-14.

"Tax Effort in the U.S. Virgin Islands." in F. Andic and S.B. Jones-Hendrickson (eds.). Readings in Public Finance in the Caribbean. (Kingston, Jamaica: Institute for Social and Economic Research. 1981), pp. 60-73.

"Agricultural Policy in a Scarce and Fragile Environment." Policy Guidelines for the Development of Virgin Islands Agriculture, (St. Thomas U.S.V.I.: Government of the Virgin Islands, 1981), pp. 65-69. Also in V.I. Agricultural Yearbook 1979, pp. 17-20.

"Economic Factors and Their Significance," in P.M. Leary (ed.), Proceedings Conference on Recent Developments in U.S. Off-Shore Areas Relations, (St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.: College of the Virgin Islands, 1981), pp. 60-62.

"Residential Patterns in the United States Virgin Islands, 1917-1976," with K. de Albequerque, South Atlantic Urban Studies, 5, (1981), pp. 287- 303.

"Micro and Macro Theory Differences," and "Interdependence in Oligopolistic Price and Quantity Decision-Making." in R. Byrne and G. Stone (eds.). Great Ideas for Teaching Economics. (Santa Monica CA: Goodyear, 1981), pp. 26, 114-116; and (1983), pp. 16, 137-138. "United States Virgin Islands," with J. Tinsley, in S. Seward and B. Spinrad (eds.). Tourism in the Caribbean: The Economic Impact, (Ottawa: International Development Research Centre. 1982), pp. 23-65.

"West Indian Migration to the United States Virgin Islands," with Klaus de Albequerque, International Migration Review, 16,1 (1982), pp. 61- 101.

"Women Shall Dream Dreams (Barbara Ward)," Saint Mary's Courier, (Dec., 1982), pp. 16-18.

"The United States Virgin Islands," with K. de Albequerque, in J. Hopkins (ed.), Latin America and Caribbean Contemporary Record: I (1983), (New York: Homes Meier. 1983), pp. 1064-1072; and II (1984), pp. 812-824; and III (1985), pp. 1102-1109; and IV (1986), pp.649-669.

"Agricultural Resurgence in the United States Virgin Islands," with K. de Albequerque, Caribbean Geography , 1,2, (1983), pp. 121-132.

"Awake: a poem." in J. Morgan (ed.), Coleridge in Memorian: A Poetry Anthology to Samuel Coleridge, (1834-1984). (Notre Dame, IN: Foundations Press, 1984), p. 239.

"Anguilla," with K. de Albuquerque, in J. Hopkins (ed.), Latin America and Caribbean Contemporary Record: Ill (1985), (New York: Holmes and Meier, 1985) pp.687-693; and IV (1986), pp.821-822.

"The British Virgin Islands," with K. de Albuquerque, in J. Hopkins (ed.), Latin America and Caribbean Contemporary Record: Ill (1985), (New York: Holmes and Meier, 1985), pp.694-699; and IV (1986), pp.820-821.

"The Cayman Islands," with K. de Albuquerque, in J. Hopkins (ed.), Latin America and Caribbean Contemporary Record: Ill (1985), (New York: Holmes and Meier, 1985), pp.700-706; and IV (1986), pp.821-822.

"Montserrat," with K. de Albuquerque, in J. Hopkins (ed.), Latin America and Caribbean Contemporary Record: Ill (1985), (New York: Holmes and Meier, 1985), pp.707-712; and IV (1986), pp.822-823.

"Turks and Caicos," with K. de Albuquerque, in J. Hopkins (ed.), Latin America and Caribbean Contemporary Record: Ill (1985), (New York: Holmes and Meier, 1985), pp.713-717; and IV (1986), pp.823-825.

"Agriculture in the U.S. Virgin Islands During the Past 50 Years," V.I. Agricultural Yearbook (1985), (St. Croix, U.S.V.I.: Antilles Graphics, 1985, pp. 9-16.

"Race and Ethnicity in the U.S. Virgin Islands," with K. de Albuquerque, in S.D. Glazier (ed.), Caribbean Ethnicity Revisited, (New York: Gordon and Breach, 1985), pp. 125-153. Also in Ethnic Groups 6, (1985), pp. 41-96.

"The Economic Condition of the Aged in the Caribbean: Evidence From the U.S. Virgin Islands," with P. Quinn and M. McCarthy, in J. Morgan (ed.). Aging in Developing Countries: A Reader in Third World Gerontology, (Bristol, IN: Wyndam Hall Press, 1985), pp. 53-81.

"The Indiana Economy in Historical and Regional Perspective," in G. Reports (ed.). Proceedings Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences 1983, (Gary, IN: Indiana University Northwest, 1985), pp. 57-62.

"Federal Perceptions and Policy versus Virgin Islands Reality," with K. de Albuquerque, The Review of Regional Studies, 14,3, (1985), pp. 47-55.

"Small-scale Farming in the U.S. Virgin Islands," with K. de Albuquerque, Proceedings 20th Annual Caribbean Food Crops Society, (St. Croix, U.S.V.I.: CFCS, 1985), pp. 17-22.

"The Tourism Demonstration Effect in the Caribbean," with K. de Albuquerque, Journal of Travel Records XXV, No. 2 (Fall 1986), pp. 31-34.

"Bahamian Labor Migration, 1901-1963," with K. de Albuquerque. New West Indian Guide 60 (3/4), 1986: 167-203.

"International Business," How Professors Use The Wall Street Journal, (New York: Dow Jones Company, 1986), p. 18.

"Micro and Macro Theory Differences," "Interdependence in Oligopolistic Price and Quantity Decision-making," and "Stock Market Experiment," in R. Byrne and G. Stone (eds.). Great Ideas for Teaching Economics (Santa Monica, CA: Goodyear, 1987), pp. 30, 295-296, and 170.

"Old Problems and New Directions for Planning Sustainable Development in Small Islands," (with K. de Albuquerque and E. Towle), Ekistics 1987. (323/324): 93-100.

"Demographic Dynamics in Small Island Societies," with P. D'Ayala et al., Ekistics, 1987 (323/324): 110-115.

"Migration Transition in Small Northern and Eastern Caribbean States," with K. de Albuquerque, International Migration Review, 22(1988,3): 30-58.

"The Impact of Migration on Mortality and Fertility in St. Kitts-Nevis and the U.S. Virgin Islands," Caribbean Geography 2(3), 1988, pp.173-194.

"Urbanization and Development in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands," with K. de Albuquerque, pp.285-315 in R.B. Potter (ed.), Urbanization, Planning, and Development in the Caribbean. London: Mansell, 1989.

"Managing Small Island Sustainability: Towards a Systems Design," with K. de Albuquerque, pp.43-55 in Wm. S. Beller (ed.), Sustainable Development and Environmental Management of Small Islands. New York: Parthenon, 1990.

"Challenges for Sustainable Development in Small Caribbean Islands," W.B. Potter and E. Towle, pp.301-318 in Wm. S. Beller (ed.), Sustainable Development and Environmental Management of Small Islands. New York: Parthenon, 1990.

"Recent Debt and Adjustment Experience in the OECS Countries of the Caribbean", with K. de Albuquerque, Caribbean Affairs 3(1), 1990: 49-64.

"The Economic Context", with B. Potter, pp.69-77 in E. Towle et al., St. Lucia: Country Environmental Profile. St. Thomas, USVI: Island Resources Foundation, 1990.

"Tourism" with B. Potter, pp.283-309 in E. Towle et al., St. Lucia: Country Environmental Profile. St. Thomas: Island Resources Foundation, 1990.

"Tourism Styles and Policy Responses in the Open-Economy--Closed Environment Context," with K. de Albuquerque, pp.14-15 in S.D. Mahon and D.A. Simmons (eds.), Summary of Proceedings, Caribbean Conference on Economics and the Environment. St. Michael, Barbados: Caribbean Conservation Association, 1990.

"Migration, Natality, and Fertility: Some Caribbean Evidence," with K. de Albuquerque, International Migration Review 24(4), 1990: 783-802.

"Sustainable Small-Scale Agriculture in Small Caribbean Islands," with K. de Albuquerque,Society and Natural Resources 3, 1990:109-129.

"Managing Small-Island Sustainability: Towards a Systems Design," with K. de Albuquerque, Nature and Resources 26(2), 1990: 23-29.

"Recent Debt And Adjustment Experience in the Caribbean OECS Countries," MALAS Forum December, 1990: 5-7.

"Modernization of the Country's Society," pp.35-43 in J.A. Towle (ed.), Antigua and Barbuda: Country Environmental Profile. Washington, D.C.: Island Resources Foundation, 1991.

"National Economy and Development Treads," pp.48-55 in J.A. Towle (ed.), St. Kitts and Nevis: Country Environmental Profile. Washington, D.C.: 1991.

"Tourism Styles and Policy Responses in the Open Economy-closed Environment Context," with K. de Albuquerque. pp.143-164 in N. Girvan and D. Simmons (ed.), Caribbean Ecology and Economics. Barbados: Caribbean Conservation Association, 1991.

"The Economic Impact of Retirement Tourism in Montserrat: Some Provisional Evidence," (with K. de Albuquerque), Social and Economic Studies 41 (2) 1992, pp.127-152.

"Caribbean Small-Island Tourism Styles and Sustainable Strategies," (with K. de Albuquerque, Environmental Management 16 (5), (Sept./Oct. 1992) pp.619-632.

"Tourism Development in Small Islands: Lessons from St.Maarten/St.Martin and Bermuda," (with K. de Albuquerque) Caribbean Chronicle 1992 (Sept. 14-18).

"The Tourist Destination Life-Cycle Model: An Application to Small Caribbean and Pacific Islands," (with A. Dioguardi) Proceedings 1991 Midwest Association of Latin Americanists, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa (1993), pp.57-62.

"Applying the Tourist Destination Life-Cycle Model to Small Caribbean and Pacific Islands," (with K.de Albuquerque, A. Dioguardi) World Travel and Tourism Review 3 (1993), pp.236-244.

"Profiles Across the Destination Life Cycle," Insula 3(1994):34-45.

"Sustainable Tourism in Small Tropical Islands,"(w. K. de Albuquerque), in S.J. Guastello (ed.), Proceedings Sustainable Development Forum II. Milwaukee, WI: Marquette University, 1994: 21-22.

"Use of Polar Cases," The Teaching Economist Newsletter 1994 (8, Fall): 3.

"Tourism Development in Small Tropical Islands: St. Maarten/St. Martin and Bermuda," (w. K. de Albuquerque), in D. Barker and D.F.M. McGregor (eds.), Environment and Development in the Caribbean: Geographical Perspectives. Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies, 1995: 70-89.

"Alternative Tourism and Sustainability," (w. K. de Albuquerque), in M. V. Conlin and T. Baum (eds.), Island Tourism: Management Principles and Practices. Chichester, UK: John Wiley, 1995: 23-32.

"Coastal Decline in Antigua-Barbuda," Intercoast Network No. 24 (Fall 1995): 12-13.

"The Mentor Demonstration Model: Writing with Students in the Senior Economics Seminar," Journal of Economics Education 28(1)(Winter 1997): 31-35.

"Sustainable Alternatives to Insular Mass Tourism: Recent Theory and Practice," (with K. de Albuquerque) in Brian Archer etc. (eds.), Sustainable Tourism in Islands and Small States, (London: Mansell, 1995): 47-60.

"1994 Alumnae Survey," (with Jack Ruhe). St. Mary's College (Mimeo) 1995.

"Students to the Blackboard,' The Teaching Economist (Spring 1996): 11.

"A Healthy 21st Century Tourism: Problems and Prospects for Small Caribbean Islands." Pp. 47-54 in G.C. Roberts (ed.), Proceedings Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences Vol. XXX, (Valparaiso University, 1996).

"Planning for Effective Management and Sustainable Development of Coastal Resources in Caribbean Small Island States," Caribbean Dialogue 2(1) (May/August 1995): 11-16.

"The Social and Economic Propensity for Political Dependence in the Insular Caribbean," Social and Economic Studies 44: 2 & 3 (1995): 167-193 (w. K. de Albuquerque).

"Spirituality and Ethics for Women in the Work Place," (with J. Ruhe) Proceedings International Association for Business and Society, Destin, FL (March 1997): 114-118.

"A Tourism Penetration Index for Small Island Destinations," (w. Patricia Olazarri) Bank of Valletta Review 16 (Autumn 1997):1-10.

"Community and NGO Initiatives in Coastal Conservation--Lessons from Antigua and Barbuda," (w. K. de Albuquerque) Caribbean Geography 8 (1, 1997):

"Islands Prefer Dependence," Christian Science Monitor (Sept. 24, 1997): 20.

"A Propensity for Dependence," Islander (5)(January 1998): 33.

"Tourism Penetration Index in Small Caribbean islands," (w. K. de Albuquerque) Annals of Tourism Research 25 (1, 1998): 145-168.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

"U.S. Policy After Grenada," South Bend Tribune (March 12, 1984), p.9.

"Anchoring Island Democracies," Chicago Tribune (October 31, 1985), p.27.

"The U.S. Can Help Stabilize the Caribbean," Christian Science Monitor (March 17, 1989), p.19.

"Virgin Island Winds - Hugo and Political Change, "Christian Science Monitor (Dec. 11, 1989), p.19.

"Springfind: A Poem," The Villager 62(6) (March 1990), p.21.

"Breath of Dawn," Connecticut River Review 11(2,1990), p.7.

"The Mentor Model in the Senior Writing Seminar," The Teaching Professor 4(8), October 1990: 2.

"Seed Time," Arachne 11(2), Summer 1990: 16.

"Morning Gull," The Archer, Winter/Spring 1991: 22.

"The Blue Saloon," Portland Review 38(1), (Fall 1991), p.54. Also in Poet Magazine 3(5), (Summer 1992). Also in Chimes (1992) and (1994) Also in Inside Recovery 6(3), (December 1991).

"The Silver Salmon," Poet Magazine 3(4), (Spring 1992), p.13.

"Beginnings," Poet Magazine 3(4), (Spring 1992), p.18.

"Fall Fell Fast," Poetpourri (Awards Edition, 1993), p. 85.

"Leaf Down Day," Manna 14:2 (Fall, 1993), p. 11.

"Night Life," Manna 14:2 (Fall, 1993), p. 10.

"Tourism Industry Faces Questions of Sustainability," Notre Dame Observer (1994, Tuesday, April 19): 9.

"Summer Song," Poet Magazine 5(4), (Fall-Winter 1994): 48; Honorable Mention Award, John David Johnson Memorial Poetry Contest.

"Silken Whistle," Poet Magazine 6(3), 1995; Third Place, 8th Annual Iva Mary Williams Inspirational Poetry Contest.

"Is Island Tourism Sustainable" (w. K. de Albuquerque), Caribbean Week 1995 (Dec. 24-Jan. 6): 39.

"Bermuda Went the Way of Other Wallet-Wise Territories," Christian Science Monitor 1995 (August 22): 18.

"The Habit of Hope," The Flying Island, vol. 4 (1) (Winter 1995): 15.

"To Birdie, An Artist," Chimes '96: 18. Also in Memories of Tomorrow, Owing Mills, MD: National Library of Poetry (Winter 1996): 74.

"Disequilibrium," Chimes '96: 19.

"Lake Sunrise," Touchstone 60 (Fall 1996): 55.

"Seed Time," Tucumcari 73 (Decembere 1996): 15.

"Bridal Wreath," Sunstone 20:2 (July 1997): 11.

"Silver Salmon," Ligourian (1998).

"Backyard Oriole," Pegasus (1998).

"Silver Bonito," California Quarterly (1998).

"Amber Agate," The Flying Island 6 (2)(July 1998).

"The Strike," Writer's Journal (1998).

RESEARCH IN PRESS

"The Stages of Tourist Development in Small Caribbean and Pacific Islands," Proceedings International Symposium on the Island Economies: Policy Models for Planning Development, IANOK, Lesbos, Greece (1994 forthcoming).

"The Caribbean Destination Life Cycle,' Proceedings Third World Conference on 'Reconceiving the Meaning of Emerging Global Changes into the 21st. Century,' Third World Conference, Chicago, IL (1996).

"Coastal Decline in Antigua-Barbuda," Proceedings 1996 World Congress on Marine Tourism. U.S. Sea Grant Program, Summer 1997).

"Measuring Tourism Penetration in Small Caribbean Islands," (with K. de Albuquerque) Annals of Tourism Research, 25(1)(1998): 33pp.

"The Impact of Migration on Mortality and Fertility in St. Kitts-Nevis and the U.S. Virgin islands," (with K. de Albuquerque). In Caribbean Geography: A Reader, by C. Newby, D. Barker, and M. Morissey (eds). Kingston, JA: Ian Randle Publishers, 1997.

For further information, write to Jerry McElroy at jmcelroy@saintmarys.edu